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Community Game Of The Year 2015 Voting Results

There were plenty of amazing games released this year, but only one can be the Giant Bomb community's 2015 GOTY.

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We allowed any logged-in user to vote for their personal top 10 games of 2015 during the week in which we were rolling out the staff and guest lists, with a few extra days on the end to ensure that everyone had time to get their votes in after the long break we hope you had. The process isn't too hard to explain: everyone made a list of up to ten games, with a first place vote counting for more points than a second place vote and so on.

8,042 people voted with a total of 69,049 votes for individual games being cast. (Lists could have fewer than 10 games if a voter didn't have 10 favorite games from the year.) We let people vote on any game in the wiki, so a few of these are going to be games that came out of early access or stand-ins for games that weren't separately votable, such as Destiny (presumably standing in for Destiny: The Taken King, which was an expansion released in 2015).

GameWeighted Votes (Points)
1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain2720
2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt2666
3. Bloodborne1356
4. Rocket League1223
5. Fallout 41208
6. Super Mario Maker1096
7. Undertale1070
8. Life Is Strange913
9. Splatoon404
10. Until Dawn361
11. Ori and the Blind Forest323
12. Rise of the Tomb Raider296

13. Batman: Arkham Knight

14. Kerbal Space Program256
14 (t). Her Story256
16. Cities: Skylines248
17: Tales from the Borderlands239
18. Pillars of Eternity209
19. Dying Light202
20. Axiom Verge201

21. Xenoblade Chronicles

22. Destiny195
23. Halo 5: Guardians192
24. SOMA180
25. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate157
25 (t). Just Cause 3157
27. Assassin's Creed Syndicate146
28. Nuclear Throne145
29. Grow Home141
30. Heroes of the Storm130

Just for funsies, here's a list of games ranked by total number of votes cast, without being weighted according to their position in a top 10 list. In other words, this is the number of lists out of those 8042 on which each game appeared.

Game NameNumber Of Votes
1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain5216
2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt4548
3. Fallout 43746
4. Rocket League3635
5. Bloodborne3092
6. Super Mario Maker2961
7. Undertale2698
8. Life Is Strange2309
9. Until Dawn1629
10. Splatoon1410
11. Batman: Arkham Knight1289
12. Ori and the Blind Forest1185
13. Her Story1155
14. Cities: Skylines1153
15. Rise of the Tomb Raider1052
16. Dying Light952
17. Kerbal Space Program880
18. Axiom Verge870
19. Tales from the Borderlands835
20. Halo 5: Guardians811
21. Pillars of Eternity773
22. Just Cause 3752
23. Grow Home709
24. SOMA701
25. Assassin's Creed Syndicate690
26. Destiny689
27. Xenoblade Chronicles X647
28. Mortal Kombat X616
29. Nuclear Throne535
30. Star Wars: Battlefront526

We still have a bunch of T-shirts coming in as part of our SquareSpace giveaway; we'll reach out to the winners when we get some names randomly drawn and get your addresses at some point in the next few weeks. Thanks for voting!